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Re: [css3-gcpm] 1gr + 1gr != 2gr? Grrrrr...

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 16:34:58 +0200
Message-ID: <17981.59282.339259.712022@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Brady Duga <duga@ljug.com>
Cc: W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>

Also sprach Brady Duga:

 > I find it a little odd that 1gr + 1gr is not equal to 2gr. I think I  
 > see the point, but making the size of a unit change depending on  
 > whether it is even or odd seems ... confusing. Perhaps there could be  
 > some other way of saying "include/don't include the column gap in  
 > this calculation".

It took me a while to get used to this proposal as well. However, I've
come to really like it. It allows us to express quite complex layouts
in a simple CSS value. If we had to add switches or keywords, things
would get complex.

However, if you have an alternative syntex, feel free to propose it.

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Sunday, 6 May 2007 14:35:05 GMT

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